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Burglar fled after being confronted by homeowner
12:46pm Monday 30th April 2012 in South Essex
A WOMAN confronted a burglar who forced his way into her Southend home.
The homeowner, a woman in her 30s heard a loud noise as the man forced open the front doors of the house in Shaftesbury Avenue, causing £700 worth of damage.
The burglar fled when he was spotted by the woman, leaving empty handed.
Investigating officer DC Mark Sawyer is appealing to anyone in the area around 9.30pm on April 23, when the burglary happened and spotted anyone behaving suspiciously to get in touch.
The suspect is described as a white man, between 25 to 30-years-old, has a stocky build, 5ft 10ins tall, with a round face, prominent eyebrows, with brown/auburn hair wearing dark clothing.
Anyone with information should call DC Sawyer on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.